Future of Work 2021: India’s largest product, tech, and design summit is here
The fourth edition of Future of Work is finally here! And we couldn’t be more excited.
The two-day, all-virtual Future of Work 2021, India’s largest product, tech, and design summit, will bring together leading CTOs, CPOs, data science heads, and tech architects not only from India but from across the world.
Prepare yourself for two days of masterclasses, keynotes, and workshops that will walk you through everything that you need to understand the future of tech and its impact on today’s business and workplaces.
On Day 1, catch Rahul Chari, Co-founder and CTO, PhonePe, and Kelly Waldher, Vice President, Marketing, Google Workspace, talk about the emerging possibilities and the future of work.
Day 2 will host Jeyandran Venugopal, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Flipkart, who will talk about ‘Building ecommerce that connects a billion Indians’.
And, that’s not all. With masterclasses, roundtables, fireside chats, and more, the virtual avatar of Future of Work promises to be larger than ever before in its scope and dimension, offering participants an all-immersive and truly-global experience.
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News & Updates
- Flipkart is looking at the possibility of a public listing in the United States through the SPAC route, according to a media report. The report said Flipkart may seek a valuation of at least $35 billion through the SPAC route.
- Fintech unicorn Paytm said it is targeting over 10 million users and 75 million yearly transactions for FY22 for its wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money. The digital wealth platform has close to seven million users.
- Razorpay announced its third ESOP buyback programme worth $10 million for its 750 employees. Sequoia Capital India and GIC, two of Razorpay’s key investors, will be the buyers involved in this development.
- Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, was a born genius. His mother Maye Musk took to Twitter to share a letter from the year 1989, which reveals Elon’s computer aptitude test results. In the test, Musk had scored so well that the examiners could not believe the results.
- WhatsApp launched private and secure one-to-one voice and video calls for its desktop app on Thursday. It said that the announcement is a result of WhatsApp experiencing a significant increase in people calling one another on the mobile-first app and for long conversations.
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